Leroy simply frowned and stared at Ethan silently.
He had not expected that there would come a day when he would hold a peaceful conversation with Ethan instead of engaging in a fierce battle to the death with the man.
If he had not realized what was going on, Titan Sect might continue to be exploited. Like what Ethan had said, the sect would continue to be used as a tool and might even be sacrificed for the gains of someone else without ever realizing the truth.
“Do you really think I’ll do whatever you tell me to?” Leroy looked Ethan in the eye.
“You’re a selfish man. You’re not going to do what I tell you to,” laughed Ethan. “But you won’t stand by and watch as Titan Sect perishes and vanishes from the mountain forever, will you?”
Leroy fell silent.
Mr Cedric was a terrifying opponent. Leroy wasn’t going to stand a chance against him on his own. In fact, Titan Sect might not be his match even if they were to join forces and attack him.
If they were his match, they would not have ended up being subjected to his machinations.
Now, standing before him was the one who had been the first person to sense Mr Cedric’s presence. Leroy had witnessed how strong Ethan was. He was a powerful man.
Should he join forces with Ethan?
“You’re right. I’m a selfish man. I only serve the interests of Titan Sect.” Leroy leveled an icy stare at Ethan. “I’ll do anything as long as it serves the greater good of the sect and I’ll kill anyone who tries to bring harm to my sect. That includes you.”
His voice was laced with open murderous intent.
“I believe you’re the one who’s been causing me trouble all this while,” said Ethan calmly.
Since he had appeared in this world within the mountain, Titan Sect had been trying to cause trouble for Clearheart Sect and trying to find their way into the world outside.
This was all because they had fallen for Mr Cedric’s schemes. Otherwise, Titan Sect would not have tried to attack Clearheart Sect.
The expression on Leroy’s face shifted minutely. He scoffed and pretended that he hadn’t heard what Ethan had said. He wasn’t going to admit to any wrongdoing and would feign ignorance even if he had done anything wrong.
“Mr Cedric isn’t going to be easy to deal with.”
Leroy’s words indicated that he was prepared to cooperate with Ethan.
He was well aware of the fact that on his own, he wasn’t going to be a match for Mr Cedric. He was probably the only clear headed person in Titan Sect. How was he supposed to fight Mr Cedric without any help?
He knew nothing about his enemy. He didn’t know where he had come from, who he was and how powerful he truly was. In fact, he couldn’t even remember what he looked like.
“You won’t be able to beat him on your own. In fact, you’re not his match even if you have Titan Sect on your side,” said Ethan. “Do you know anything about him?”
“Do you?” Leroy shot back.
“Why would I know anything when you don’t?” Ethan threw a glance at him. “Titan Sect was the one who suggested an alliance amongst the six great sects. I can’t believe that you trusted him even though you knew nothing about him or where he came from.”
They had been carrying out Gaspar’s orders. There was no way that he would have realized that Gaspar had been under Mr Cedric’s control. In fact, he couldn’t have known that Mr Cedric had the ability to manipulate someone’s mind simply by exchanging a look with him.
What a terrifying man!
“I have only one question for you. Do you know of any way to fight him?” Leroy asked plainly.
“No,” said Ethan honestly.
They had no idea whom they were dealing with, where he had come from and what abilities he possessed. In fact, they couldn’t even remember his face. How did one fight such an enemy?
It was akin to fighting air.
Ethan stared at Leroy as if he were looking at an idiot. It was driving Leroy a little crazy.
“What should we do now?”
“Our top priority is to make everyone realize that Mr Cedric exists.” Ethan hit the nail on the head. “Especially that idiotic chief of yours who thinks that he’s fulfilling some grand and ambitious plan without realizing that he’s simply been used like a mindless tool.”
Leroy’s lips parted as he got ready to yell at Ethan for insulting his chief, but then he thought about what Ethan had said. He seemed to be speaking the truth.
Wasn’t Gaspar just a tool serving the purposes of another person right now?